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🍁 Ecology / Mātai Hauropi 🍁

Slides / Ngā Kirita🔗

  1. Relationships and Energy (Slides)
  2. Food Chains & Webs (Slides)
  3. Micro-Organisms (Slides)
  4. Vocabulary (Slides)
  5. Revision & Assessment Tips (Slides)

Learning Outcomes / Ngā Whāinga Ako

  1. Characteristics of Living Things
    1. Recall MRS GREN.
    2. Define the terms and give examples of abiotic and biotic factors that affect organisms
    3. Define the terms habitat and niche
  2. Communities
    1. Put a series of organisms into a food chain and explain the flow of energy
    2. Classify living things as producers, herbivores, carnivores, omnivores or decomposers
    3. Define a community and how it relates to both living things and the area that they live in
  3. Adaptations
    1. Define and list some structural, behavioural and physiological adaptation for different plants and animals
    2. Relate an organisms adaptations back to its niche
  4. Micro-organisms
    1. Describe the structure of bacteria and Fungi, labelling the important structures
    2. Describe how bacterial feed by extra-cellular digestion
    3. Describe the role and importance of decomposers in an ecosystem

Unit Plan / Mahere Kōwae

Akoranga 1 ()Akoranga 2 ()Akoranga 3 ()Akoranga 4 ()
T1 W11. Intro 12. Intro 23. Symbiotic Relationships4. Food Chains
T1 W25. Food Chains & Webs6. Pond Tūhura7. Decomposers 18. Decomposers 2
T1 W39. Review/Catch-up10. Biotic & Abiotic Factors11. Adaptations 112. Adaptations 2
T1 W413. Carbon Cycle 114. Carbon Cycle 215. Impact of Humans 116. Impact of Humans 2
T1 W517. Revision 118. Revision 219. Revision 320. TEST

Lesson Plans / Ngā Mahere Akoranga

  1. Intro 1

  2. Intro 2

  3. Symbiotic Relationships

    • Whakaritenga
      • Assign EP task on The Five Kingdoms
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako
      1. Recall MRS GREN
      2. Classify living things as herbivores, carnivores, omnivores
    • Notes
      • Slides: Relationships & Energy
    • Task/Ngohe
      • Education Perfect task + making notes
  4. Food Chains

    • Whakaritenga
      • Print cluster activity
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako
      1. Put a series of organisms into a food chain and explain the flow of energy
      2. Classify living things as producers, herbivores, carnivores, omnivores or decomposers
    • Notes
    • Task/Ngohe
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite
  5. Food Chains and Webs

    • Whakaritenga:
      • Print mix-and-match activity
      • Schedule the food web activity on Google Classroom
      • Assign EP task on Producers and Impact of Humans on NZ wildlife as homework/mahi kāinga.
    • Te Whāinga Ako: Define a community and how it relates to both living things and the area that they live in.
    • Notes: From akoranga 3 in the Food Chains & Webs slides.
    • Task/Ngohe: Mix and match activity (mahi tuatahi)
  6. Pond Tūhura

    • Whakaritenga
      • Book experiment on Riskassess
      • Schedule pond tūhura on Classroom.
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite: Pond Tūhura
  7. Decomposers 1

    • Structure of bacteria
    • Structure of fungi
    • Whakamātau: growing microbes
    • Wakaritenga
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  8. Decomposers 2

    • Extracellular digestion
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  9. Review/Catch-Up

    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  10. Biotic & Abiotic Factors

    • Niche, habitat
    • Tūhura: Observing microbes
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  11. Adaptations 1

    • Three types
    • Tūhura: human hand
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  12. Adaptations 2

    • Animal examples
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  13. Carbon Cycle 1

    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  14. Carbon Cycle 2

    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  15. Impact of Humans 1

    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  16. Impact of Humans 2

    • Endangered species
    • Ngā Whāinga Ako:
    • Notes:
    • Task/Ngohe:
    • Whakamātau/Whakakite:
  17. Revision 1

  18. Revision 2

  19. Revision 3

  20. Test

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